Scrabble was invented by Alfred Mosher Butts, an out-of-work architect, during the Great Depression. Hmm, I wonder whether it's coincidence that Electronic Arts has just released its version of the popular word game for the iPhone, or a sign the economy is set to go further down the drain?
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "word game."
Imangi Invites Players to Join in a Multi-Player Word Challenge
Imangi may seem like just another word game a first glance, but Imangi has a twist that makes the game different and challenging. Each row and column is actually a dial that lets you rotate the letters.
WordsWorth is a New Wrapper for a Familiar Game
WordsWorth is another one of those word games that everyone seems so fond of these days. Similar to other word finding games, Wordsworth involves using letters from the hexagons on the screen and connecting them in a chain-like manner to create a word.
Konstroo This! Lacks for Challenging Words
KonstrooThis! from All of Zero is a simple word game in two parts. In the first part, you decipher three jumbled words in one of three categories: Easy (three and four letter words), Standard (three, four and five letter words) Difficult (five letter words) and More Difficult (six letter words).
Word Flow is Challenging and Addictive
The new app Word Flow by first-time iPhone app developer 3VGames plays like a new version of Scrabble designed for the iPhone platform.
Word Flow is easy to pick up, and challenging once you get into it.
Playing Wurdle? Better React Fast!
Similar to games like Boggle, the goal of Wurdle is to find connected blocks that can form words within a certain amount of time — usually two minutes. During this time, you want to get the most amount of words as well as the longest words possible to get the highest score.
White Letters is a Marriage of Tetris and Scrabble
This app, known as White Letters, has used two classic games and brought them together. The first game that White Letters mimics is Tetris. The letters drop from the top and you have to adjust it to the right spot before it reaches the letters on the bottom.
Halloween Wordsearch is Fun for October
Halloween Wordsearch is one of those self-explanatory apps that easily delivers. It's a simple wordsearch with a spooky holiday theme that has just enough words and graphics to occupy you through the end of the month.
SlideToPlay Guest Post: New Games Roundup
New games are hitting the App Store at an unprecedented rate--too fast for our mortal brains to process and write previews about. So, we've decided to list some new games we've got our eye on, in what will hopefully become a reoccurring feature: Slide To Play's App Store Medley!
Scrabble from EA Sets the Bar and It's Free
When I saw "Scrabble" hit the App Store my first thought was that the game play was going to be painful on a device with a 4.5 by 2 inch display and no keyboard. But somehow, the team at EA, the largest game publisher in the world, has created an app that is not only incredibly fun to play, but makes you forget the limitations of the iPhone.
Hangman - Simple, Gruesome Fun
I don’t know what to say about Hangman. I mean, it is Hangman, man. Ya know?
This version is pretty cool because you have a few more chances. I grew up playing Hangman and we already had the gallows drawn up and started with the rope and added the man.